Dre Kirkpatrick   #27 CB

Height: 6-2   Weight: 190   Age: 29

Born: 10/26/1989 Gadsden , AL

College: Alabama

Experience: 8th season

High School: Gadsden HS [AL]

TCKL

11

SCK

1.0

FF

0

INT

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Combine 2012

Combine
Stats:

  • 60 Yard Shuttle secs
  • Vertical Jump35.0 inches
  • 3 Cone Drill secs
  • Broad Jump120.0 inches
  • 20 Yard Shuttle secs
  • 40 Yard Dash4.51 Secs

Strengths

Athletes like Kirkpatrick are able to defy the perception that taller skill players don't have the footwork and agility that shorter players do. Kirkpatrick will thrive initially within a zone scheme, where he can use his burst and length to cover ground and remain active in plays. He is so talented athletically that he could likely be tested early on an island in man coverage and excel, and he possesses the confidence and field presence necessary to take on such a task.

Weaknesses

Kirkpatrick has issues that surround all aspects of his prospects and overall value as he enters the draft. He is very thin and some will question his ability to play physically at the next level. Although technically not a tweener, as he has always played and been advertised as a cornerback, his size and athletic ability could encourage a transition to the safety position. It remains to be seen if Kirkpatrick can add weight to compete at that position after three years at Alabama where his physical development was minimal.

92.0